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drastically increase with millions of gun related deaths annually, yet given the right training, skills, and a sound minded person a gun is often one of the greatest assets to have for protection. In the U.S. Constitution the right to bare arms is a liberty given to those citizens who qualified to do so under their first amendment rights. Many people are torn about the right to bare arms and some lobby more increasingly by the days to have more laws to further restrict gun laws. On the other side of the...

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Gun Ban

GUN BAN IN THE PHILIPPINES “Never Forget, even for an instant, that the one and only reason anybody has for taking your gun away is to make you weaker than he is, so he can do something to you that you wouldn't allow him to do if you were equipped to prevent it. This goes for burglars, muggers, and rapists, and even more so for policemen, bureaucrats, and politicians.” — Alexander Hope. Gun ban has always been an issue here in our country and certain groups have been arguing about what should...

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that another 48,676 were treated in hospitals for gunshot wounds received In assaults.” One of the main reasons that numbers associated with gun violence are so high is because guns are falling into the hands of people who should not have them. If we can prevent criminals from acquiring guns, we can drastically reduce gun violence. If someone wishes to buy a gun in the United States, he or she will do so in one of two ways. The first method is through a federally licensed dealer; all sales through a...

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Gun Control

 Fight Against Banning Guns Composition 1 September 21, 2013 Gun control, the effort to regulate or control sales of guns, has been an issue in American politics for a very long time. It has especially become a topic for debate with all the recent tragedies events involving children with weapons. The government is now making an effort to ban sales of guns. According to the U.S. Constitution, the second amendment in the Bill of Rights states, “[a] well-regulated militia,...

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The Inelasticity of Guns

influence the value of guns to the U.S. citizen. The top two are the Bill of Rights and personal safety, but another of the other idea discussed that would affect gun sales revenue is the possibility of a budding Black Market if there are stricter firearm laws implemented. Due to increased violence, anti-gun activists, pricing and sales tax, an uninformed economist might view the demand for guns to be completely elastic. My opinion is that the civilian purchase and ownership of guns by United States...

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Gun Control

Gun Control in America In the wake of the Connecticut school shooting, gun control has become an intensely debated topic. Many citizens believe that guns should be immediately banned while others feel the best course of action is to equip instructors with guns. However, those on each side of the issue believe that maintaining safety is the main priority. I believe the best course of action is not to simply take guns away from those who wish to do harm but rather prevent them from obtaining...

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2A:  Gun  Control  in  the  US     Can US gun addiction be controlled? By Mathilde Ahrenkiel, mathildeahrenkiel@gmail.com, Capus News, 20.09.2013 “I will try very hard”1 those are the words of President Obama as he spoke at the National Rifle Association Campaign on gun control in January 2013. His words underline the problem of a nation of enthusiastic gun owners, who are not afraid of teaching their children how to use a gun and to shoot to protect their freedom...

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 Argumentative Essay: Gun Control Gun violence in the United States is a significantly large problem for our society. Many people die daily due to senseless gun crimes. Although I realize that the availability of guns isn’t the only factor that causes gun violence, I believe that making more responsible regulations is a step in the right direction towards making a difference. For this reason more gun control regulations should be enacted to ensure the safety of our citizens. The Center for...

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Gun Ownership

Issue: Gun Ownership INTRODUCTION: I. Attention Getter: "And that the said Constitution be never construed to authorize Congress to infringe the just liberty of the Press, or the rights of Conscience; or to prevent the people of the United States, who are peaceable citizens, from keeping their own arms; …"-Samuel Adams quoted in the Philadelphia Independent Gazetteer, August 20, 1789, "Propositions submitted to the Convention of this State” SLIDE 1 II. Purpose Statement: There is a considerable...

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Gun Control If gun control is altered, then we will have less criminals roaming the streets. Access to firearms makes murder easy, efficient, and nonpersonal, which increases the chance a crime will be committed. Josh Sugarmann, the Executive Director of the Violence Policy Center has once said, "We recoil in horror and search for explanations, but we never face up to the obvious preventive measure: a ban on the easy killing machines that makes murder and robbery so easy.” Allowing uncertified...

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Legalazing Guns

WRT 101-018 Final Draft Research Paper Benefits of Firearms Guns in our society today are detrimental or have a positive effect in some people’s lives today. A lot of people automatically think of guns and then they just relate it with criminals and violent activities. I think if our country were to ever make guns illegal, there would be a lot of controversy as to why exactly they are banning firearms. When talking about guns you usually have two types of groups that obtain a weapon. The one...

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Guns On Campus Ever since school shootings on campuses many people have been skeptical about guns in the wrong hands of people. David Burnett writer of "Students Should Have the Right to Carry Guns on College Campuses.", agrees with the fact that students should be allowed to have guns on campus, for the use of self defense, for decreasing the crimes committed, and because colleges aren’t as safe as you think. Although Darby Dickerson writer of "Students Should Not Be Allowed to Carry Guns on...

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Gun Violence

Gun Violence Sociology 1010 Kenneth Cornwell Zanestate College Carl A. Field Today in our society we have a massive problem with gun violence. Many people are abusing their right to own guns by doing was is called a shooting. A shooting is a kill spree of mostlky public areas. This happens because of people wioth a mental background not being check for illnesses and abeing allowed to purchase firearms. This is not always the case, for there are problems with bullies in our society. Bullies...

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Guns on campus

Remember: biographies"). She was murdered among 32 other students and staff. She was trapped in her French class with no gun with which to protect herself. Guns on campus should be allowed based on “the right to bear arms” authorized in the United States Constitution, the increasing violence on campus, the impossible mission to protect all the students by campus police, and the “Gun-Free Zone” sticker that attracts the killers. The second amendment under the Bill of Rights of the United States Constitution...

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Gun Ownership

Gun Ownership - It's the Law In Kennesaw By Jonathan Hamilton and David Burch Marietta Daily Journal Staff Writers KENNESAW, Ga - Several Kennesaw officials attribute a drop in crime in the city over the past two decades to a law that requires residents to have a gun in the house. In 1982, the Kennesaw City Council unanimously passed a law requiring heads of households to own at least one firearm with ammunition. The ordinance states the gun law is needed to "protect the safety, security and...

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Gun and Shane

strange towns with just such a rollicking crew and with a season’s pay jingling in my pockets” (Schaefer 51 – 52). This quote from Bob incorporates everything that an aspiring cowboy would look forward to. He wants to be tough and strong, wielding guns and living a wilder lifestyle. This was Bob’s outlook on life when he idolized Fletcher, before Shane showed him what an ideal man is like. Throughout the book, Schaefer portrays Shane as the ideal man, a true hero. This is why Bob’s idolization...

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Gun Control and Gun Violence Among Children

GUN CONTROL & GUN VIOLENCE in CHILDREN To start my essay off, I have an unusual story that is true. My mom knew a girl when she was little. The girl was around the age of 2-4 years old. She got a hold of the gun her family had in the home and shot her older sibling. Then when she was in the eighth grade, her little brother got a hold of the same gun that her family had and killed her. It proves my point on why children should not have guns and children in the home...

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Gun Safety For Kids

people think that children hardly ever find guns, research shows that if children are left in a room with a hidden gun, 75% of them will find the gun within 15 minutes or less. Should children be taught gun safety? More and more children are dying due to firearm accidents now a days due to the fact that there is an estimated amount of over 300 million guns in America today. With that many guns you can arm every man, woman and child in America. With more guns showing up in America, the more likely your...

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Yes to Guns! No to Gun Control!

Yes to guns! No to gun control! Banning Guns Cannot Prevent School Shootings! Imagine yourself at the scene of the Virginia Tech shooting. You hide under the desk that you were sitting at peacefully just moments ago. Gun shots ring though the air as you sit curled up on the cold floor, wondering who the next victim of the evil rampage will be. Don’t you wish you could have had a gun in this moment? Don’t you wish you had a way to defend yourself against the murderer? Because we cannot go back in...

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Gun Control in the US

Gun Matters in the US As the society is developing day by day in the US, there are many problems about safety of people also happen as it is developing such as gangs, drug dealers, robberies, bullies, murders, etc. Besides, the need of equipping guns also increases by awareness of people. People are allowed to carry guns to protect themselves by the US law if they have license to use it but this law is a double-edged sword, why? Gun is a very serious problem in this society and it must to be illegal...

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Why Guns Should Be Banned

1. Banning guns works, which is why New York, DC, & Chicago cops need guns. 2. Washington DC’s low murder rate of 69 per 100,000 is due to strict gun control, and Indianapolis’ high murder rate of 9 per 100,000 is due to the lack of gun control. 3. Statistics showing high murder rates justify gun control but statistics showing increasing murder rates after gun control are “just statistics.” 4. The Brady Bill and the Assault Weapons Ban, both of which went into effect in 1994 are responsible...

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Anti Gun Control

Anti Gun Control Should the mere fact that criminals committing crimes with the use of guns infringe the national right of the innocent to possess guns. This is a question that arouses everywhere and no matter which way it is viewed the controversy will always go on. "A gun is a mere tool that can be used for good or evil. Our country is based on the belief that man is good until he or she is proven to be otherwise."(Harris p.2) This means that only a few people are committing crimes with uses of...

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Gun Laws in Foreign Countries

have been seeking out reforms in our nation’s gun laws so that they may feel safer inside their homes and inside the nation’s schools. Unlike some countries, America cannot be considered “harsh” with its gun laws, nor can it be considered weak when compared to still other countries. When looking to reform our gun laws, our nation should revise and remodel our laws after countries with stronger guns laws, such as Switzerland and Canada. With 3.84 gun related deaths per 100,000 people, and only...

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Gun Control the Bad and the Ugly

Guns, just one simple word that can change someone’s life forever. When someone thinks of a guns they think of danger, murder and bad intentions. Not only are they dangerous but just the sight of them looks frightening too. A gun is like a car (only smaller), they can take someone’s life in a matter of seconds. Some people need them for their job, like if one is in the army, a police officer or a hunter. People who own a gun who don’t know how to use it properly are the equivalent to an accident...

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The Need for Gun Control

The Need For Gun Control Shortly after dusk, a sixteen-year-old boy stands on the street corner talking with a friend about what happened at school today between himself and another student. He nonchalantly stands there sipping his Pepsi when all of a sudden a black Honda with tinted windows drives up to the corner. The window rolls down, a voice calls out, and the boy walks up to the car. He bends down to peer into the car to see who it is when three rounds from a .38 caliber pistol rip through...

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Relationship Between Guns and Crime

between Guns and Crime Over the past decade or so, crime has been on a constant decrease. Most of which has to do with increased law enforcement and stricter policies on the sales of guns. Many people believe that guns are the sole reason that crimes are committed. Some research proves that belief wrong, yet other statistics can argue the exact opposite. In America, gun ownership is about three out of every ten people. A majority of these people included in the 33% that actually have guns, are...

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Should Teachers Bring Guns to School

English IV/ D3 Should Teachers Be Allowed to Bring Guns to School When you think of school, a safe environment for students to learn comes to mind. When you think of a gun, you think of violence, danger, unsafe environment. Therefore an environment for safe learning should not have guns. The question is should teachers be allowed to bring guns to school. Honestly, there is no reason as to why teachers should be allowed to bring guns to school. The school system hire school security...

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Gun Laws in New Jersey

very hard to purchase, they can be easily concealed, they are not hard to sell and buy illegally, and they are powerful for their size. This makes the handgun the most practical weapon for a person to use even if it is for illegal use. A handgun is a gun that can be fired with one hand and usually is semi-automatic. An example of a handgun is a pistol or a revolver. Handguns laws are strict but they are not strict enough. To purchase a handgun, a permit is required. But no ID card is required...

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Fist Stick Knife Gun

Jen Jeffrey Juvenile Justice and Delinquency October 21, 2001 Critique of Fist Stick Knife Gun The Book "Fist Stick Knife Gun" by Geoffrey Canada is a biographical account of his childhood in the south Bronx. He and his 4 brothers were raised by only their mother. She would survive on no more than ten dollars a week. He moved several times as a child until finally landing on union avenue, the place were many of his life lessons were learned and at times applied. He learned about the ranking...

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Stricter Gun Laws

James February 23, 2013 Persuasive Essay Spring 2013 James English 16 February 2013 Stricter Gun Laws Stricter Gun Laws Aren’t the solution We as people of America should not surrender our liberties out of fear. Indeed, it was right to pass stricter gun laws to prevent violence and death. However, by having these laws, there will be more crimes, broken laws, and it won’t stop violence from happening. Anything could be used as a weapon to hurt or kill someone. Criminals could create...

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Gun Control as a Social Problem

The Sociological Perspective: Gun Control as a Social Problem Michael A. Judge 3064051 SOCI212 – Social Problems Professor Gardner The sociological approach to addressing social problem provides a different perspective of those social problems than other disciplines. Sociology demands a look at the self created structures of a society that result in the creation of social problems (Gurrero, 2011). This perspective allows sociologists to examine the relationships between the macro view...

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Police Officers Should Not Carry Guns

NOT CARRY GUNS There are a lot of arguments all around the world in this subject. Politicians, teachers, sociologists and psychologists declare their ideas and also they write some essays about if the poliçe officers should carry a gun or not. Many people suppose that police officers should carry their guns. Nowadays more and more crimes are being committed and police officers protect us from criminal behaviour. I will discuss whether police officers should be allowed to carry guns in this essay...

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Stranded: Gun and Injured Wolf

hear my mum reminding me in my head! We could never trust the man. I took a step back from Scarlett and Jim. They were frozen on the spot seeming to be glued to the floor. I quickly grabbed them towards me creating a little space. We noticed he had a gun in is left leather pouch on his belt. We knew we were already at a disadvantage. Miracles do happen! With the sudden noise and movement of a wild boar on the cabin roof. The stranger became distracted. This was the moment to see if he was really...

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Gun Violence in America Research Paper

Gun Violence in The United States INTRODUCTION Since 1982, at least sixty-two mass shootings have occurred, thirty-two of them since 2006. (Aronsen). Jared Loughner was sentenced to life in prison after shooting nineteen people in January of 2011. Last July, fifty-eight people were shot and twelve killed while watching the new Batman movie in a theater in Colorado. In December, twenty-six people were murdered, including twenty first-graders, in a Connecticut elementary school (Follman). The issue...

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Guns Shouldn't Be Used My Everybody

February 23, 2013 Guns Should Be Used By Licensed Owners Only On December 14, 2012 twenty six people- 20 students and six adults- were shot and killed at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, Connecticut. The classes were under way at the school and approximately 700 students were present. Earlier that year, the school principal ordered a new security system installed that requires visitors to be visibly identified and buzzed in. As part of the system, the school locked its doors each...

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Guns on Campus

Ronald Anderson ENG 101 23 June 2013 Guns on Campus The rise of Gun violence in America is at an all-time high and as a result gun ownership has catapulted alongside this rise. Today our institutions of higher learning are faced with a new threat to the welfare and safety of student and that is the paranoia of some students and teachers who feel the need to “protect themselves” by carrying a firearm. This is the beginning of the end; the traditional college experience as we...

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Gun Safety

Gun Safety Some people like to shoot guns for hunting, some like to shoot them for recreation. Whatever the reason, when using guns, there are steps you need to take to be safe, whether shooting or storing them. The first basic rule is to never assume your gun is not loaded. No matter what, always check to make sure there is no ammunition in the gun. Another big rule is to remember that the safety (which is to prevent the gun from firing) of the gun is a mechanical device and can fail. Always...

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Delprøve 2A - Gun control in the US

29 November 2013 Gun control in the US By Due to the high number of school shootings the last ten years, we at the editorial have chosen to write this article regarding the discussions on gun control, which have been up in the media lately. We will be putting the different arguments up against each other. We have gotten opinions on the subject from President Obama, The NRA and many more. The purpose of this article is to start a discussion at our University and help the students gain insight...

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Gun Control: Would It Really Help?

Lance Morrison Professor Evans Writing 021 3/6/09 Topic: Gun Control: Would it really help? “If guns are outlawed, only outlaws will have guns,” Edward Abbey argues in his essay, “The Right to Arms.” Many people are familiar with the expression, “Guns don’t kill people. People kill People.” I am a firm believer in this statement. A firearm is a controllable, unbiased, and uncorrupt object; a tool with multiple and important purposes. To discredit them because of their potential...

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Gun Control

on college campuses. The guns provide the protection that may be necessary in certain situations. Like the Virginia Tech Shooting, many people could have been saved if only one person had a gun. Having a gun gives a sense of safety to many people on the campus, especially for women with a greater risk of intruders and rapists. For these women, knowing that they have a way to defend themselves can set their minds to ease. Though some believe that the allowance of guns would increase violence on...

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Gun Control

Gun Control Issues The issue of gun control seems to be an ongoing issue that has now become a major topic in news media once again due to the tragic incident that occurred at Sandy Hook Elementary School just a few months ago. With dust now being blown off the topic, debates continue to ensue both politically and socially in regards to what exactly is the best for our country. Are the stricter laws now being overlooked really the best for our country, or are armed civilians going to be...

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Gun Control

Gun control has been a controversial issue for years in the United States. Some say that with stricter gun control laws there will be less crime. Others disagree stating that there would not be less crime with stricter gun control laws, and that it is our constitutional right as Americans to keep and bear arms. But which party is correct? Too much gun control would impose on our rights as a free people and not necessarily result in the desired outcome. But if there were too little gun control and...

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Gun Control

Scholarly Essay: Gun Control There has been considerable debate recently in Canada over the issue of gun control. The Canadian parliament enacted the Firearms Act to enforce gun control by requiring gun owners to register their firearms. Just recently, the government of Alberta lead in a charge, including five other provinces and numerous pro-gun groups, complaining that the law is unconst... Gun Control Gun control Gun Control Part I:Introduction The issue of gun control and violence...

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Gun control

Gun Control Gun control is a major topic that almost any given American has an opinion on due to the different events that have happened in the last decade and even prior to that. Many are for removing the right for average citizens to own a gun. I believe though that the implementation of gun control could not only be catastrophic for the economy, but also could have a negative effect on the number of casualties and massacres that are believed to be caused by our right to bear arms. Many people...

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Gun Control

more stringent gun control? This is a question that has been sparking nationwide in America. Gun control is simply defined as a regulation of selling, owning, and use of guns. This debate has many arguments saying that the U.S should have stricter gun laws to prevent fewer crimes or some even say to abolish the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution and others argue that the U.S does not need any more laws to strict guns away from U.S citizens (Sowell). People for more gun control laws...

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Gun Control

reason why Americans own so many guns is because of the Second Amendment, which states, “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” (Rauch) This amendment guarantees U.S. citizens the right to have firearms. Since this amendment is relatively vague, it is up for interpretation, and is often used by gun advocates to argue for lenient gun laws. Hence, gun control is a frequently...

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Gun Control

Gun Control Since the early days, gun control has been a never-ending debate. It is because of the fast increase in crime, the fight for the right to own a hand gun, the introduction of legislation for gun control in order reduce the crime in the United States, that this issue has been hotly debated in recent years. The streets of America are now a war zone especially right here were we live. ?Florida has the highest crime rate of any state and the sixth highest homicide level?(www.guncite.com)...

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Gun Control

Gun Control George Garrett Instructor: Michael Heart Com/220 Research Writing (Axia) August 30, 2009 Gun Control How do guns affect the way we live? In the United States, over 30,000 people die each year, because of firearms. This can attest to all the guns purchased illegally, and without proper background checks. Some people oppose gun control in fear for their own safety. Gun control laws save lives and create safer communities, despite the Second Amendment right...

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GUN CONTROL This rhetorical analysis about gun control and the underlying blame that is spread with it. In the three sources that have been chosen for this essay each author projects their views on who is to blame for the heinous crimes involving firearms. Although each article is talking about gun control they each have different views and end up going off in different directions blaming different entities and defending others. When these acts of violence occur in the world today the the blame...

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Gun Control is not the Answer Karen Field Granite State College A man carrying two revolvers and two 9mm semi-automatic handguns calmly entered into the Dunblane Primary School. Two people quickly saw the firearms and tried to tackle the man; he shot them, and left them wounded as he continued his journey down the hall of the school. Finally the man had reached his destination, the gym, where a class of kindergarteners where having Phys. Ed, he pulled out his guns and started picking off the...

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Gun Control vs. Gun Rights

There is a famous quote, which states: "Guns don't kill people, people kill people." This quote is technically true. But if there are no guns, it will be a whole lot more difficult for people to kill people. Sure people could use different weapons such as knives and golf clubs to kill people. But the victim will have a significant better chance of defending him or herself from a weapon other than firearms. I was born in Tokyo, Japan and moved to the United States when I was six. I still go...

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Gun Debate

Gun Control Law After multiple of gun shootings at movie theaters, schools, and in neighborhoods the government took it in their hands to create a law about guns. Many people agree to not being allowed to own guns at all but some people are upset at the law because they would like to own guns for their protection. After the Connecticut school massacre, a very intense debate on the gun law was talked about on how to keep guns away from criminals without taking the guns away from lawful gun owners...

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Gun Control

SWK 237-Introduction to Social work Professor Rubin Gun Control Gun control is a term that describes the use of law to limit people's access to handguns, shotguns, rifles, and other firearms, through passing statutes that require, for example, gun purchasers to undergo background checks for criminal records, for guns to be registered, or a number of other methods. In the United States, gun control is a hotly contested political issue that can make or break the careers...

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Gun Controll

“Battleground America,” is about the history of guns, how they are used, and how they are viewed throughout the past up to the present. She talks about major gun companies and their effect on the amendment, and how guns themselves do not cause negative harm but the people who own and use firearms for the wrong reasons cause harm. Lepore uses many strong points about gun control throughout her article to present her information for her audience to feel as though guns are put into the hands of the wrong people...

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Gun Control

What is Gun Control? Gun control is a controversial topic that not only the United States faces, but the entire world faces. Many nations either established a gun control policy or they don’t have one that is well put together. Studies have shown throughout the world gun control attempts to allow a safer environment for people, but there are still some places gun control is and isn’t tolerated. In the article " The Accessibility of guns protects lives" it describes the term gun control. Gun control...

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Gun control

Enforcing Gun Control Gun control is a discussion that many people feel differently about. There are many articles that talk about the importance of gun control to keep guns out of people’s hands that are unstable dangerous. In the article, “The Case for Gun Control,” written by Fareed Zakaria, he talks about the history of guns. In this article the author writes about how the U.S. has more crime and more citizens own firearms than any other countries. The article, “U.S. ‘model’ for Gun Control...

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Article About 'Gangs and Guns' Youth Conference

On the 14th September The CDI organised a youth conference on ‘Gangs and Guns’. Half the delegates were young people - from this area and a youth project in Birmingham and the others community workers connected in some way with youth work. Half and hour after the conference was due to start, the youths were rather thin on the ground and frantic phone calls were being made, possibly to get them out of bed. However it was well worth the wait when the first speaker started speaking. Beth and...

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Gun Control

Blank Blank English 1102 - 71 Professor Blank Blank 21 February 2013 Gun Control The second amendment states as follows: “A well-regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed” (Becker 9). The founding fathers of the United States agreed that the civilians of this country should have the right to bear arms. They believed that the government should be afraid of the people, not the people afraid of the...

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Gun Accidents Among Children

Guns don’t kill people. People kill people.” This is a phrase that has been used carelessly over the years. Gun accidents are continuously increasing, and innocent children are the ones who are suffering from this carelessness. What happens when those guns lie in the hands of our children? Parents lose children, grandparents lose grandchildren, and siblings lose a brother or a sister. Every nine hours a child, under the age of fifteen, dies from a firearm accident. What could be done to ensure...

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gun control

Gabe Godines Kersey English 11 Anti Gun Control 9/16/13 To have gun control laws or not to have gun control laws that is the question. Recent tragedies involving firearms have sparked up a controversial debate in America. Our president, Barack Obama, has remained “noncommittal” (Grier) as of late but the war rages on with or without him. Peter Grier has thus far remained neutral, but as for me, I have already chosen my answer to the question. Gun control laws would not only leave our law...

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